The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
North West / Cheshire
Rank 41 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing HP 6 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.22% 3.29% 3.84%
As % of the Vendors category 2.71% 8.22% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 16
Median daily rate £250 £488 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.71% +275.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £274 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £685 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.82% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.63 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £13.81
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +117.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
221 353 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.83% 40.07% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 195 175
Median daily rate £375 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £229 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +37.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.98 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +5 3 £85 -83.00%
Warrington +12 2 £275 -52.17% 1
Macclesfield -9 1 - -
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 8 (42.11%) SAN
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) HPUX
2 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
4 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) SLA
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) Unix
6 3 (15.79%) VBScript
6 3 (15.79%) IBM
6 3 (15.79%) DHCP
6 3 (15.79%) DNS
6 3 (15.79%) Service Management
6 3 (15.79%) Dell
6 3 (15.79%) Citrix
6 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
6 3 (15.79%) SCCM
6 3 (15.79%) PowerShell

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) NAS
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) IPsec
4 1 (5.26%) VLAN
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
1 2 (10.53%) StarTeam
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) HPUX Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Printer Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Field Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Field Hardware Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Field Service Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) HP Printer Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Sybase DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Unix Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Printer Support
5 1 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) IBM XIV
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) HPUX
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) AIX
4 2 (10.53%) Solaris
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Pay per click
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) Network Design
6 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Release Management
6 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
1 3 (15.79%) VBScript
2 2 (10.53%) VB
2 2 (10.53%) VB6
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) COSHH
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.53%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
1 3 (15.79%) WSUS
2 2 (10.53%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (10.53%) MOM
2 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (10.53%) OpenView
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
1 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Dell
4 3 (15.79%) Fujitsu
4 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.53%) Brocade
5 2 (10.53%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) Sybase
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) Veritas
6 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.26%) Lumension